Do good kids get a raw deal?
One Surrey dad thinks we need to change the way we talk about young people.
With all attention on everything from teen crime to sexting, he says good work gets ignored.
A dozen students at Bill Scott’s 16-year-old daughter’s highschool were disciplined for a sexting ring this month, and he’s upset.
But not because of the sexting.
He says it’s not right a small group can outshadow the work hundreds of arts students at that same school – performing for the community and raising money for charity.
“For the efforts of a small minority of young people who are having difficulty, the majority who are doing wonderful work in their community just aren’t recognized.”
Scott says it is important to talk about the good things, not just the bad.
He thinks it’s the only way to make a difference.